Daily Archives: May 12, 2009

Easy Setup of Active Directory Authentication for Linux

I have painstakingly been through numerous ‘How To’ articles for setting up AD authentication for my Linux servers all of which have never worked perfectly. If you’ve had similar experiences then just forget all those ‘How To’ articles.  Download the open source utility from Likewise that does all the work for you.  It simply works!

Installing Development Tools on CentOS / Red Hat

If you missed installing the Development Tools in the initial install, there is a quick way to load them without installing them individually. yum groupinstall ‘Development Tools’ This will install gcc, make, automake plus otther tools with all their dependencies and libraries.